Author Topic: National Assembly set to invite Buhari over economic recession  (Read 185 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline yungcrux

  • Global Moderator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1004
  • Karma: +0/-0
    • View Profile
National Assembly set to invite Buhari over economic recession
« on: September 23, 2016, 07:10:46 AM »

The House of Representatives will liaise with the Senate to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to address a joint session on the recession, the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, has said.

He spoke yesterday while ruling on a motion on the economic downturn by Olayiwola Kazzim (APC, Ogun).

Kazzim blamed the recession on the Federal Government’s monetary and economy policies.

Dogara said the membership of the ad hoc committee to meet with the Senate would be constituted next week.

Kazim noted that as a result of the crash of crude oil prices from over $120 per barrel in the last quarter of 2014 to about $45, Nigeria had been witnessing a dramatic reduction in oil earnings.

Minority leader Leo Ogor identified lack of clear policies and inconsistency in government policies as being responsible.

Chairman of the Committee on Aviation Nkeiruka Onyejiocha (PDP, Abia) said the effect of the recession on the aviation sector was massive.

She called on the Federal Government to consider the possibility of declaring an emergency in the sector.

Meanwhile, Chairman, Committee on Media and Public Affairs Abdulrazaq Namdas, at his weekly press briefing, said the Speaker would not appear before the Ethics Committee for investigation on allegations by ex-Appropriation Committee Chairman Abdulmumin Jibrin.

He said: “We were able to refer his case to the Committee on Ethics and Privileges, and that committee has been given one week to turn in its report, and I think on that matter this is what we have been able to do so far.”



Reasons why i must meet with President Obama ?Says President Buhari

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 248
Last post July 09, 2015, 04:35:29 PM
by mastercode
Buhari, Osinbajo sworn in as New Nigeria President, Vice President

Started by mastercode

Replies: 0
Views: 264
Last post May 29, 2015, 12:05:19 PM
by mastercode
Ex-President, IBB advise President Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019

Started by naij

Replies: 0
Views: 218
Last post February 05, 2018, 12:43:10 AM
by naij
Buhari warns Incoming Ministers'dont use Long Convoys,dont Appoint Excess Aides

Started by admin

Replies: 0
Views: 220
Last post November 07, 2015, 12:44:21 PM
by admin
"I Will Defeat Buhari In A Free And Fair Presidential Election" - Fayose Vows

Started by legendguru

Replies: 0
Views: 396
Last post September 29, 2017, 12:31:02 AM
by legendguru
Buhari Reveals Secret Intention: I have no problem with Muslim-Muslim Ticket

Started by jchima14

Replies: 0
Views: 275
Last post October 26, 2014, 02:10:03 PM
by jchima14
Man walking from Lagos to Abuja on Buhari's victory finally arrives Abuja

Started by jchima14

Replies: 0
Views: 267
Last post April 21, 2015, 04:05:51 PM
by jchima14
Betting Website Naijabet turns Buhari trip to London to betting Game

Started by Nairaland

Replies: 0
Views: 537
Last post August 04, 2017, 01:19:17 AM
by Nairaland
African Union UNECA Chairman Mbeki backs Buhari?s effort to recover stolen funds

Started by yungcrux

Replies: 0
Views: 363
Last post September 26, 2015, 03:32:37 AM
by yungcrux
Release of Nnamdi Kanu tops list of conditions Igbo senators gave Buhari to supp

Started by Ereporter

Replies: 0
Views: 150
Last post November 12, 2016, 10:44:59 AM
by Ereporter